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Politics: Tory Power Grab Ups University Fees Again

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First Theresa May’s Government brushed off the fears of MPs that its Brexit “Great Repeal Bill” legislation was giving Ministers too much power in the process of transferring EU regulations into British legislation. Now the Conservatives have made a separate power grab over the right to raise university tuition fees without a House of Commons vote. Labour MPs tried earlier…

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Politics: Corbyn’s Left Cements Control of Labour

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Jeremy Corbyn and his Left-wing supporters have grabbed a long-term grip on control of the Labour Party, completing a phenomenal shift in British politics that leaves Tony Blair-style moderates staring at a generation in the wilderness. Corbyn’s followers orchestrated rule changes by the party’s governing body on September 19 that  make it almost inevitable that Corbyn will eventually be replaced…

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Politics: A Torrid Week for The Tories

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First, call a snap election to get a mandate to lead the nation into a beautiful exit from the dastardly EU. Next, keep the Right happy with “Hard Brexit” talk. Then continue to cut police numbers despite the threat of terror attacks while squeezing the NHS and nurses as part of the grind of austerity. But somehow convince yourselves and your…

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Politics: Rees-Mogg Calls Food Banks “Rather Uplifting”

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The pin-up boy of many Tory activists, Jacob Rees-Mogg has described the increased spread of food banks for those living in poverty as “rather uplifting.” The statement from the multi-millionaire financier was made on a London radio talk-in show and immediately attracted angry responses from listeners as well as opposition MPs and food-bank charities. Rees-Mogg argued that the only reason…

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Politics: UK Breaches Rights of Disabled

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The UK Government’s treatment of the disabled has breached human rights according to the United Nations. A newly released UN report revealed that Britain had committed “grave and systematic violations of disabled people’s human rights” in 2016, putting paid to the Government’s claim of being a “world leader in disability issues”. Breaking International Law This disturbing breach was uncovered by…

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